World: Speed & Daring

The Germans, preoccupied with the Montgomery-Simpson threat in the north (see above}, let part of Lieut. General George S. Patton's dashing Third Army out of sight for a night along the Rhine last week. Using no chemical smoke, but combining the elements of speed and daring, the Third quietly jumped the barrier near Worms that night. It did not lose a man, did not draw a shot until the crossing had been made solid.

A less harried German command would have known better. In less than a fortnight Patton's Third and Lieut. General Alexander M....

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